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The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

The Student News Site of Colorado State University

The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Heaven Old Coyote puts a beaded feather piece in their hair at the Native American Cultural Centers 37th Annual Pow Wow, hosted by the American Indian Science and Engineering Society, in the Lory Student Center

Stella: CSU needs to show more appreciation for Native people

Michael Stella, Collegian Columnist May 3, 2022
While CSU often references the Land Acknowledgment, it does very little outside of the Native American Cultural Center to actually incorporate Native American representation and appreciation on campus.
Zeya Highley, a junior journalism student at Colorado State University, laughs at a temporary tattoo being done by Claire Roalson, a senior journalism student, April 15.

Seriously: Clarkchella? More like clout-chella. Get flexed on.

Michael Stella, Collegian Columnist April 19, 2022
Colorado State University has seen all kinds of parties in its 150-plus years of operation, but Clarkchella was truly a flex.
(Graphic illustration by Ava Kervic | The Collegian)

Beer Edition: Stella: We should lower the legal drinking age

Michael Stella, Collegian Columnist April 10, 2022
If the drinking age in the U.S. was lowered, we might see a decrease in alcohol abuse.
(Graphic illustration by Falyn Sebastian | The Collegian)

Stella: Being 18 in America does not make you an adult

Michael Stella, Collegian Columnist April 5, 2022
New 18-year-olds are excited about adulthood, but the laws in the United States prevent them from having "adult" privileges until they're 21.
After drilling for oil and fracking began on CSUs Intramural Fields, the university feels that the oval may be an even better place to drill.

April Fools: CSU should start drilling for oil on The Oval

Major Star, Pirate Columnist March 30, 2022
Colorado State is missing a huge opportunity by not investing in big oil, a problem that's easily fixed by the destruction of The Oval.
(Graphic Illustration by Falyn Sebastian | The Collegian)

Stella: Democracy is in danger in America, abroad

Michael Stella, Collegian Columnist March 20, 2022
When American politicians voice their support for an unlawful invasion of an independent country, there is a clear faltering of support for democracy here and abroad.
(Graphic Illustration by Falyn Sebastian | The Collegian)

Stella: Biden’s State of the Union was a message we all needed to hear

Michael Stella, Collegian Columnist March 7, 2022
President Biden's State of the Union Address united Americans through opposition to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, among other policy areas that would benefit almost everyone.

Stella: Denver should consider hosting the 2034 Olympic Games

Michael Stella, Collegian Columnist March 2, 2022
The Winter Olympic Games were full of fake snow, but Denver would be the perfect host for the future.
(Graphic Illustration by Falyn Sebastian | The Collegian)

Stella: Spirit, Frontier merger is concerning for workers, consumers

Michael Stella, Collegian Columnist February 24, 2022
Frontier Airlines and Spirit Airlines announced on Feb. 7 that they will be merging to form the fifth largest airline. Frontier and Spirit are both low-fare airlines, and part of their plan to merge was so that they could offer even better fare rates for their customers.
Former president Donald Trump waves to the crowd at his campaign rally in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Stella: Donald Trump is so anti-law that even Mike Pence spoke up

Michael Stella, Opinion Columnist February 14, 2022
Former Vice President Mike Pence recently spoke out against Donald Trump's claims that he could overturn the election, and that's when you know it's bad.
(Graphic Illustration by Falyn Sebastian | The Collegian)

Stella: Biden was right to call Peter Doocy “a stupid son of a bitch”

Michael Stella, Collegian Columnist February 1, 2022
President Joe Biden had some choice words for Fox News Reporter Peter Doocy, but he said what we're all thinking.
(Graphic Illustration by Christine Moore-Bonbright | The Collegian)

Pen pal program brings people together during COVID-19

Michael Stella April 6, 2021

To help combat loneliness at Colorado State University, the Associated Students of CSU created the CSU Pen Pal Program for CSU students and those living in the Good Samaritan Society retirement village.   The...

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